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Erwin Marx papers

Document | Accession Number: 1990.283.13 | RG Number: RG-28.011

The Erwin Marx papers consist of biographical materials, printed materials, and restitutions papers documenting merchant Erwin Marx from Freiburg, Germany, his refuge in Shanghai, and his efforts to obtain restitution after the Holocaust.
Biographical materials include Erwin Marx’s German passport and identification card and certificates documenting Marx’s identification, good conduct, and vaccines as a refugee in Shanghai. This series also includes a handful of notes or diary entries documenting anecdotes about Marx’s life in San Francisco.
Printed materials consist of photocopies of Aufbau and Der Wiedergutmachung articles about procedures, processes, and policies regarding restitution claims.
Restitution files consist of correspondence, reports, forms, bank statements, and tax records documenting Erwin Marx’s pursuit of restitution claims against Germany for his incarceration in Dachau, the loss of his business, his confinement to the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, illnesses, and emigration costs.

Date
inclusive:  1937-1970
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Extent
1 box
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-27 08:05:28
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